Celebrating 2018 International Women's Day - Presented by the Hindu Council of Australia

To celebrate 2018 International Women’s Day the Hindu Council of Australia is partnering with the 2018 Parramasala Festival with a program celebrating and honouring women

To celebrate 2018 International Women’s Day the Hindu Council of Australia is partnering with the 2018 Parramasala Festival with a program celebrating and honouring women.  The celebration will include vibrant music and dance performances, a variety of workshops on yoga, art forms and wearing of the traditional Indian fabric - sarees in different styles.  The program will also include the presentation of the inaugural "Gargi Woman Awards". Awarded across a number of categories to women who are “Gargi Women” - women who have made a significant contribution to the Australian community and are positive role models for young women growing up in Australia.

The Hindu Council of Australia (HCA) is a not for profit organisation founded in 1998 with an aim to create a strong and unified Hindu community in Australia. HCA organises various events during the year including the Holi Milan festival of colours and the Deepavali fair - festival of lights and yoga day.